Monthly Archives: May 2014

2014-06-06 (to 2014-06-08) Niagara Falls Comic Con – More than 30 Celebrities!

150,000 square feet of exhibitors, comic books, artists, memorabilia, celebrities — and MORE! Niagara Falls Comic Con is one of the area’s premier events that has grown immensely in popularity over the years. More than 20,000 people came through the doors at last year’s event, and with our star-studded line up, we expect the same sort of turn out. It’s definitely a can’t miss event in Niagara Falls. There’s something … Read more »

2014-05-30 (to 2014-06-01) Springlicious at Downtown Niagara Falls

Free community event! 3 days of fun for all ages! Springlicious | Downtown Niagara Falls Canada | Friday May 30 • 5 pm – 11 pm | Saturday May 31 • 12 pm – 12 am | Sunday June 1 • 12 pm – 7 pm Address: 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada, L2E 2L8 Springlicious 2014 is well underway! The festival will take place Friday, May 30th, 31st … Read more »

Niagara Power Generating Quick Facts: Do they shut off Niagara Falls at night?

During the tourist season (April 1st to Oct 31st) by agreement of the Canadian/American Governments, the water flowing over the Falls is maintained at 100,000 cubic feet per second. This level of water flow is what 12 million visitors come to see each year. In order to provide this level of water flow over the Falls, Ontario Hydro and the New York Power Authority can only draw a reduced amount … Read more »

Niagara Falls Daredevils – How many people have gone over the Falls in a barrel?

The information source is from an article written by George Seibel prepared April 23rd 1986. Mr. Seibel was at the time a historian for the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario and the historian for the Niagara Parks Commission. The article was entitled “A List Of Daredevils 1829 to 1985 Abridged”. Between 1901 and 1985, ten people went over the Falls in a ball, barrel or rig. Seven were successful while … Read more »